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by Isaac Newton
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LibriVox recording of Opticks, by Isaac Newton. Read by Librivox volunteers. The famous physicist Sir Isaac Newton lectured on optics from 1670 - 1672. He worked on the refraction of light into colored beams using prisms and discovered chromatic aberration. He also postulated the corpuscular form of light and an ether to transmit forces between the corpuscles. His "Opticks", first published 1704 contains his postulates about the topic. This is the fourth edition in English, from 1730,...
Topics: librivox, audiobook, science, non-fiction, physics, optics, refraction, reflection, light, prism
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European Libraries
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=XXu4AkRVBBoC&oe=UTF-8
Project Gutenberg
by Talbot, William Henry Fox, 1800-1877
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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Pencil of Nature
Topic: Photography
Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33447
American Libraries
by Müntz, Eugène, 1845-1902
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"Catalogue of the works of Leonardo da Vinci": v. 2, p. [214]-278
Topic: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519